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Solar passenger planes a reality soon: Q&A with Si2 co-pilot Bertrand Piccard and Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas

Sep 14, 14:07

At the 2017 World Congress on Information Industry (WCIT) held September 11-13 in Taipei, there were two prominent guest speakers: Bertrand Piccard, chairman of Solar Impulse Foundationand...

Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas (right) and Bertrand Piccard, co-pilot of Si2

China PV silver paste makers score points

Sep 14, 11:10

Some China-based newcomers, such as DK Electronic Material and iSilver Materials, have seen growing shares of their domestic PV silver paste market, although others have been on the...

Hsinchu setting up 4.5MWp rooftop PV systems at schools

Sep 12, 15:14

Hsinchu is setting up roof-top PV systems totaling 4.5MWp at nearly 30 city-run elementary and high schools, with 3.5MWp to be completed by year-end 2017 and the remaining in first-quarter...

Solar cell makers see increased August revenues

Sep 8, 14:37

Solar cell makers Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power (NSP), Gintech Energy, TSEC and Tainergy Tech have all reported increased revenues for August.

SAS August revenues hit record

Sep 8, 12:12

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.181 billion (US$171 million) for August, its highest ever monthly level with growths...

Equis Energy wins Taiwan PV installation project

Sep 7, 11:27

Equis Energy (formerly Soleq), the Taiwan subsidiary of Singapore-based Equis, which is Asia's largest renewable energy developer and investor, has won an open bid for constructing...

Motech to set up 400MWp PV power stations in southern Taiwan

Sep 6, 15:16

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has disclosed it has signed an MoU with the government of Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, for setting up PV power-generating stations with total...

Motech chairman Chang Peng-heng

China-made crystalline silicon prices rise over 30%

Sep 6, 14:20

The China government has enforced environmental protection regulations strictly on production of crystalline silicon and consequently output in China has drastically decreased, sending...

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Global PV installation capacity hikes to over 90GWp in 2017

Sep 4, 11:32

International research organizations originally forecast total installation capacity for PV power stations and distributed systems established around the world in 2017 at 70-80GWp,...

Solartech August revenues decrease

Sep 4, 11:24

Solar cell maker Solartech Energy has reported consolidated revenues of NT$536 million (US$17.7 million) for August, decreasing 8.52% on month and 7.96% on year, and those of NT$4.250...

Professors develop new PV module material

Sep 1, 10:16

Two professors from a southern Taiwan university have developed indium-plated aluminum solder strips which can be directly attached to PV modules without using silver paste as adhe...

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Gintech wins solar cell supply contract from Philippines

Aug 31, 10:26

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy has announced that it has signed a supply contract with Solar Philippines Power Project, the largest rooftop PV project undertaker in Southeast Asia...

Gintech president Pan Wen-whe

China makers to hike September contract prices for solar mono-Si wafers

Aug 30, 14:11

China-based solar mono-Si wafer makers will raise supply contract prices in September by 2-3% from the current level, according to industry sources.

Domestic demand may save Taiwan solar cell makers, says TSEC chairman

Aug 28, 16:11

The Taiwan government has decided to strengthen development of renewable energy, mostly PV and wind power, as it seeks to phase out nuclear power, and this has afforded opportunities...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

China expected to lower feed-in tariffs for distributed PV systems

Aug 28, 10:48

As construction cost for distributed PV systems is declining and demand is rising, China is expected to lower feed-in tariff rates for them, according to media reports.

Rooftop PV systems at China commercial, factory buildings growing fast

Aug 25, 11:48

Establishment of rooftop PV systems at commercial and factory buildings in China is expected to grow fast, with cumulative installation capacity forecast to reach 40GWp in 2020 and...

Solargiga turns profitable in 1H17

Aug 25, 11:31

China-based solar ingot and wafer maker Solargiga Energy Holdings has released its first-half 2017 financial report, recording net profit of CNY95.30 million (US$13.86 million), compared...

Distributed systems take up 50% of July PV installation capacity in China, says CEC

Aug 24, 15:30

The total installation capacity for PV power stations and distributed systems completed and on grid around China in July 2017 was estimated at 10.5GWp, equally shared by the two segments,...

Hanwha Q Cells, LG, China PV makers reportedly mulling factory plans for US

Aug 24, 10:31

South Korea-based solar cell and PV module makers Hanwha Q Cells and LG Electronics as well as a few China-based fellow makers, to cope with US global safeguards investigation of...

Taiwan denies rumors about ending feed-in tariffs scheme

Aug 23, 15:25

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy, in response to rumors that the feed-in tariff scheme for renewable energy will come to an end, has clarified that renewable energy generators will be allowed...

Taiwan reliance on diamond wire-sliced solar wafers to surge in 4Q17

Aug 22, 12:00

As China-based poly-Si wafer makers are fast replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing to reduce production cost, Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been compelled to adopt...

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Taiwan science ministry may introduce smart power storage system from Tesla

Aug 21, 10:52

With a recent massive power outage revealing the fragility of Taiwan's electrical grid and highlighting the need for power storage, the nation's Ministry of Science and Technology...

Tesla offers outstanding energy storage systems

Acer PV power station in Taiwan starts operation

Aug 21, 10:46

Acer has revealed it has started operating a PV power station at its high-tech industrial Aspire Park in Longtan, northern Taiwan. The station will have total capacity of 2.8MWp,...

PV power station at Acer's Aspire Park in Taiwan

China July PV installation estimated at 10.5GWp

Aug 21, 10:34

The PV power stations and distributed systems completed and on grid in China in July 2017 had an estimated total installation capacity of 10.5GWp, according to China Electricity Council...

Commentary: Taiwan faces challenges in energy transition

Aug 17, 11:49

Taiwan has set a policy to create a "nuclear-free homeland," aiming to phase out nuclear power generation by 2025, increase renewable energy and decrease coal-fueled power. However,...

TSEC to start production at new PV module plant in 1Q18

Aug 16, 21:38

Solar cell maker TSEC is constructing a PV module plant in southern Taiwan, looking to start production there in first-quarter 2018, according to company chairman Ellick Liao.

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

NSP affiliate completes 225MWp PV systems in US

Aug 16, 12:24

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has disclosed its affiliate Clean Focus Yield (CFY) has completed rooftop PV systems and ground-mounted power stations in the US totaling 225...

Commentary: Consolidation of Taiwan solar supply chain badly needed

Aug 15, 15:53

The integration of the supply chain of Taiwan's solar cell industry is a pressing job, as it is increasingly difficult for makers to survive volatile market situations and ever-expanding...

China market: Solar wafer makers may ask for lower tariffs for polysilicon imports in 2018

Aug 15, 14:49

China-based solar wafer makers who are adding production capacities that will come into operation in 2018 are expected to increase their demand for polysilicion and ask the government...

Robust silicon wafer, photoresist demand to boost Topco revenues in 3Q17

Aug 15, 11:51

IC materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to report brisk sales results for the third quarter of 2017 thanks to strong demand for silicon wafers and photoresists, according...

GCL-Poly, Zhonghuan sign cooperation pact

Aug 15, 10:37

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, China's biggest poly-Si solar wafer maker, and Zhonghuan Semiconductor, the second-largest China-based mono-Si solar wafer maker, have signed a framework...

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Inventec posts EPS of NT$0.54 for 2Q17

Aug 15, 10:24

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$111.12 billion (US$3.74 billion) for the second quarter of 2017 with net profits of NT$1.73 billion and of EPS NT$0.54, while consolidated...

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SAS turns profitability, Gigastorage remains in the red in 2Q17

Aug 11, 15:36

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) saw its second-quarter 2017 swing into profitability from three consecutive quarters of net losses, while fellow maker Gigastorage...

GlobalWafers posts record 2Q17 profit

Aug 9, 15:30

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.29 billion (US$42.8 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for...

GET suffers net loss per share of NT$1.63 for 1H17

Aug 9, 08:56

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.582 billion (US$85.0 million), gross margin negative 8.09%, net...

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    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

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    AUO-sponsored Apollo VI

    AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

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    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

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    AUO 14-inch solar-power touch keyboard notebook solution

    AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a 14-inch solar-powered touch keyboard solution for notebook. The thickness of the solar module used in the solution is reduced to 2.1mm. The solar...

    Photo: company, Nov 3.

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    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

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